Dear Friends,

What is Time?
Time is an Illusion of the right hemisphere of the brain.

What is Space?
Space is an Illusion of the left.

What is Drama?
Drama is an illusion of the limbus. (Anyone who has taken Deepak Chopra’s “Fundraising 101” will recognize these questions)

What binds these three primal mentifactual illusions together? Is it blood? Is it sweat? Is it tears? Is it spiritual energy, the Holy Ghost of non-profit production?

No! It’s Bullshit! What binds space and time and drama together is the bullshit that never lets you put the right drama in the right place at the right time without going bananas, bankrupt and bats, not necessarily in that order. Which brings us to the subject at hand…


Art is Cure. The well-wrought fundraising appeal, taken together with the generous check, is the only way to stoke the “blast furnace of imagination and magic” that is Mabou Mines (sayeth The Seattle Weekly) and avoid the many virulent pathologies emanating from The Void.

We ask you: Do something before it’s too late! Every dollar helps save fantasy from extinction!

Lee, Karen, Sharon & Terry

Support for Mabou Mines is provided by The New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and Materials for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Axe-Houghton Foundation, the Broadway Green Alliance, The Roy Cockrum Foundation, Dramatists Guild Fund, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, the Lawton W. Fitt and James I. McLaren Foundation, Howard Gilman Foundation, The Indie Theater Fund, the Jerome Foundation, New Music USA, The New York Community Trust, the New Horizons Foundation, the Harold & Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, the Shubert Foundation, Theatre Communications Group, and The W Trust.

We extend our thanks to the Mabou Mines Board and generous Individual Donors for their important support.

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